U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a change in filing location instructions and addresses for the Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) (Form I-129F) back in June 2010. The new instructions dated 6/14/10 are part of an overall effort to transition the intake of forms from Service Centers to USCIS Lockbox facilities. Centralizing form and fee intake to a Lockbox environment allows USCIS to provide customers with more efficient and effective initial processing of applications/petitions and fees.
Beginning Aug. 3 2010 all Form I-129F petitions being filed by a U.S. citizen on behalf of a fiancé(e) or spouse go to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility.
For U.S. Postal Service:
PO Box 660151
Dallas TX 75266
For Express mail and courier deliveries:
2501 South State Highway 121 Business
Lewisville TX 75067
The Vermont and California Service Centers forwarded incorrectly filed petitions to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox until Sept. 17 2010. Petitions and fees submitted to the Service Centers are now returned to the applicant with a note advising them of the correct filing location.
Applicants filing a form at a USCIS Lockbox facility may elect to receive an e-mail and/or text message notifying them that their petition has been accepted by completing Form G-1145 E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance and attaching it to the first page of their application.
Disclaimer: The information herein is not intended as legal advice and is provided for general information only.Questions involving interpretation of specific U.S. laws should be addressed to an attorney and/or government officials.